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Are superhero movies killing traditional screen acting?

By Manuela Lazic

As tentpole blockbusters expand and evolve, actors are having to flex their performance muscles in different ways.

The road to Infinity is paved with good storytelling

By Callum Costello

How Marvel Studios wedded creativity and economy to reshape the blockbuster landscape.

Is it time to do away with post-credits scenes?

By James Luxford

These bonus moments have become a mainstay of modern blockbuster. But are they a cynical marketing tool or cinema’s secret weapon?

Revisiting Blade II: Guillermo del Toro’s slick superhero B-movie

By Padraig Cotter

With its sympathetic monsters and distinct visuals, this 2002 sequel is the director’s most underrated film.

Black Panther

By Hannah Woodhead

Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.

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Black Panther and Kendrick Lamar: Exploding the Marvel Symphonic Universe

By Alasdair Bayman

The rapper’s work on the film’s soundtrack represents a bold new creative direction for the studio.

Made in Black America: Why Black Panther is more than a comic book movie

By Callum Costello

Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.

In praise of Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, Marvel’s long-awaited saviour

By Ella Kemp

The American actor’s latest scene-stealing performance shows what a female superhero should look like.

Thor: Ragnarok

By David Jenkins

Superheroes go comedy as Taika Waititi brings some much needed heart, soul and humour to the Marvel universe.

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How superhero culture helped me to overcome my depression

By Christopher Aguiar

As a kid, I found solace in the comic book characters who resembled my own outcast existence.

Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man is a great New York movie

By Henry Bevan

The director’s 2002 franchise opener is a tribute to this iconic city and the people who live in it.

Why I love Andrew Garfield’s performance in The Amazing Spider-Man

By Nick Funnell

The actor is at his honest, emotive best in Marc Webb’s 2012 reboot.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

By Adam Woodward

Tom Holland gets top marks as Marvel’s teenage web-slinger goes back to school.

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The amazing story of Joanne Siegel – the super woman who inspired a comic book icon

By Elizabeth MacLeod

The wife of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel was the real-life model for Lois Lane.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

By David Jenkins

This big shiny superhero sequel delivers on expectation, but never threatens to do anything more than that.

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Can the Marvel franchise survive without Iron Man?

By James Luxford

The founding Avenger could be about to hang up his suit. Who’s ready to become the MCU’s new MVP?

An incredible teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarok has arrived

By Little White Lies

Take a first look at Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett and ... Jeff Goldblum?!

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